Important Watches & Jewelry
New York, Dec 08, 2016
IWC MARK XI AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE STEEL International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, Mark XI. Made for the Australian Air Force in 1957 with case back engraving: G6B / 346 and 48 / 57. Fine and very rare, center seconds, water-resistant, stainless steel aviator's wristwatch. Accompanied by a fitted box, Certificate of Origin and service guarantee dated 03/05/01.
Two-body, polished and brushed, soft iron antimagnetic inner shield, concave lugs, screwed-down case back. Black with white Arabic numerals and luminous indexes. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 89, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self- compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.